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Vacancy: PostDoc, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

The Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg is seeking applications for the following two positions to be filled within the DFG-funded research project “Groundwater salinisation following sea level rise as a societal challenge of climate adaptation – The case of North-Western Germany” at the earliest date possible:

Researcher (Post-doc) (payment group 13 TV-L, 100%) within the Ecological Economics Group, Faculty II, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Institute for Business Administration and Business Education. The Agency is also suitable for part time.

Research of the Ecological Economics group include social science analyses and transdisciplinary projects on global governance, social learning and transformation processes, corporate sustainability management, international environmental governance, socio-ecological systems interaction, and regional climate adaptation.

We are looking for an economist, social scientist, or environmental scientist to address the social-science research questions of the project. We provide the opportunity for further qualification. Desired qualifications are a degree in economics, social or environmental sciences, a related doctoral degree is an asset, good knowledge in socio-ecological research, ecological economics, and/or participatory processes and working experience in empirical social research. The applicant should have a proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues as well as independently. In addition the applicant should have excellent communication skills and excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. German language is an asset.

Download full vacancy description here [pdf]. Deadline: 28 August 2016.

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